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Marynary April 23, 2014 at 10:28 am
Coffeenut under the criminal statutes in effect today the sale of marijuana is still against the lawRead More in NJ so the police actually were minding their own business. I have been told that often the police start with pot buys and then turn those sellers into informants who carry the undercovers up to those that provide more dangerous drugs to the public. That seems to make sense. Perhaps your emotions are a little too influenced by your desire to see the substance made legal? You are aware that there is a problem in NJ at this point with people often dying due to narcotics, right?
Coffeenut April 23, 2014 at 10:35 am
Marynary yes it still is illegal in NJ. It shouldn't be. And my wanting it legalized is a non-issue.Read More My point is, let us look at what caused the cop to get shot. He was out there in a parking lot trying to "trick" someone into breaking the law. Someone could have been arrested and had their life ruined because of this cop. All over a harmless medicinal plant. The cop, albeit doing his "job", was out there looking for trouble. You get what you give in life. Hard for me to feel sorry for someone who was shot while he was trying to arrest and ruin someone else's life.
* April 23, 2014 at 10:40 am
no sting no shooting...
Rick April 22, 2014 at 04:41 pm
If I was flaming out from several thousand feet I would only say one word and it wouldn't beRead More "INCOMING".
Rick April 22, 2014 at 04:42 pm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qW6oPp0LtMI
seen enough April 22, 2014 at 06:50 pm
Can't be any more dangerous that driving on Rt 530 at 8:am. Drivers going 75 mph plus on their wayRead More to Parkway North. many of these drivers are in their eighties and nineties
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Joey Joe April 23, 2014 at 08:14 am
@Marynary - how bout showing a little respect... You call Grace a "Patch Airhead." REALLYRead More !!!!! I gotta tell you you're soooooo wrong - Grace speaks her mind on everything... I don't always agree with her but that is what makes the world go round. I have followed Grace' comments on numerous subjects for a long time and have always found her to be very level headed, intelligent, fair, and yes sometimes she tries to defuse things with humor or when something or someone trips her funny switch. Perhaps if we could all lighten up, take a deep breath and smile a little more we'd all be better off.
Robin B April 23, 2014 at 08:17 am
Now Obama wants to release tens of thousands of 'non violent' drug offenders from prisons, bypassingRead More court imposed sentences. Unless those people have jobs waiting for them, not yet likely in this economy, one can easily envision further difficulties for the citizens of Newark and other inner cities.
Marynary April 23, 2014 at 10:15 am
Joey Joe I make no comments when Grace contributes to a thread with honest meaningful postings.Read More However with 8100 postings I find that at least 4000 of them are a succession of one liners with other airheads that alter the course of conversation about the topics. It is a news effort here, not facebook or twitter. 8100 postings! That is about 4X more than any other super frequent poster. You have only posted 1815 times.
Juan Francisco Aguillon (Photo Credit: New Jersey State Police)
Av April 20, 2014 at 08:22 am
Boss: go get your box wine and play with your cat
grace April 20, 2014 at 10:33 am
@suz you are right! they do come here and take the jobs that some americans wouldnt want to do, theyRead More are hard workers thats for sure. not happy about these criminal scary ones tho! Happy Easter to you!
Linny April 22, 2014 at 08:30 am
This makes me sick to my stomach.. his face is scarey .. Maryann Campling you are so right.. put himRead More in a room and let the relatives of these children he assaulted beat the hell out of him.. he ruined their lives now its time for him to be repayed..
JOHN DILLMAR April 18, 2014 at 06:39 pm
What a total waste of tax payers money!!!!!!!!!!!!
Mac April 18, 2014 at 07:58 pm
Is whale a sushi delicacy?
Tony jones April 18, 2014 at 10:58 pm
Oh that explains the bad smell, I thought my ex was in town
Mark Greene April 18, 2014 at 12:49 pm
Eric Rudolph was a racist, anti-semetic, militant, twisted religious zealout, murdering psycopath,Read More not a "right wing fanatic." He was absent political bent.
Rick April 18, 2014 at 03:27 pm
Speedy trial? Define speedy. Charles Manson and company committed the Tate/LaBianca murders inRead More 1969. The trial wasn’t until two years later. It took over a year before Jack Ruby went on trial for shooting Oswald. And the entire nation saw him do that on TV. The infamous Boston Strangler was caught in early 1964 but wasn’t sentenced until 1967. Its only on Law & Order that it goes from commission of the crime to sentencing in an hour.
Wendy Brosse April 20, 2014 at 09:40 am
Bail is high for a reason... Innocent people do not get a high bail. Are you joking? Why don't youRead More report on real news like the women who is fighting to keep her children away from her ex- husband who molested their daughter?
Will Cochrane April 17, 2014 at 10:14 am
You say he has a gun, ma'am? CALL IN THE SEALS!!!!
Will Cochrane April 17, 2014 at 10:15 am
If our 4 americans in Benghazi had the OCPD on call they would still be alive.
Jim April 17, 2014 at 11:37 am
First you have to call.
vic April 16, 2014 at 12:33 am
in that incident several years ago, if I recall correctly, the suspect was already under arrest whenRead More he pulled out the gun. it was more a case of the suspect not being properly search after he was apprehended.
Richard Jacoby April 16, 2014 at 08:07 am
Perhaps they should have dropped a fire bomb on the roof and smoked him out. Hell maybe they shouldRead More handle every call this way, if the house has a gun in it. I totally forgot that in NJ it's illegal to own guns. I haven't seen any report that their was any threat made to authorities at all. The girlfriend said he threatened her and this is a common practice in domestic augments, because it's a sure fire way to get the guy arrested. It doesn't appear they ascertained the situation at all before going loco. Must be a slow winter for the cops. Unless the author is a horrible reporter, the only one brandishing of a weapon was law enforcement and they felt the need for automatic assault rifles. Basically, I could report that you or anyone else threaten me with a gun and the police wouldn't investigate. They would simply call in the militia. They had the guy in custody in a little over an hour after the first call. How much time does it take to mobilize county swat and hostage negotiators? Trust me, if the guy had made threats or brandished a weapon, the cops would have released that info. He was taken into custody without incident means exactly that.
Will Cochrane April 17, 2014 at 10:10 am
OCnjOC, that incident happened AT THE POLICE STATION because of an improper search. Coming into anyRead More home with an arrest warrant for a possibly armed suspect is going to have cops making sure they see hands. Your scenario would never happen if handcuffs and proper frisks were used. Still doesn't justify military tactics. Call the negotiators just in case? So if I have my music up too loud and a neighbor calls the police should I expect hostage negotiators? You know, just in case? He was the only one in the house! She left the residence and called the police from a neighbors house! It's pretty obvious that if he was violent he would not have let her leave or the incident would have been taking place at the neighbor's house or on the street. This is cut and dry a major show of force by a municipal PD. This should bother anyone who was alive to remember what a neighborhood police officer was 40 years ago.
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Kathy O'Connor April 16, 2014 at 07:27 am
Clean OC is that a reference to your job? are you a trash collector? If so, I commend you forRead More taking trash out of the cans and putting it in the truck good job!
Angela April 16, 2014 at 07:50 am
Wow. Kathy that was hurtful and rude. I hope those are not judgements you are trying to instill inRead More your students! Honestly this is the first time I've ever commented on Patch and it's been interesting. From now on I think I'll keep my opinions to myself! Have a good day everyone - be kind to each other.
Kathy O'Connor April 16, 2014 at 10:40 am
Angela - I think you are confused - you certainly are confused when you try and justify stealing byRead More saying small business owners don't have pensions and pay more taxes than anyone else (small business owners pay taxes on income, just like everyone else) I always try to instill kindness in my students but at the same time, I try to let them know to stand up for themselves against hypocritical phonies and that stealing is wrong and when you break the law, you have to pay a price - (don't worry I doubt Clean OC is a trash collector - it was a joke)
FIMF the ll April 19, 2014 at 09:47 am
Driving slower yields more opportunity to text carefully.
Mac April 19, 2014 at 10:08 am
per louisemyrealtor "I don't expect anyone to become enraged by me going 5 mph slower... "Read More - be prepared to be surprised cuz with your out of touch beliefs you will most likely only be surprised once - why do I suspect you live in Christie World?
grace April 19, 2014 at 10:55 am
lose my realtor
Mark Guarnere April 16, 2014 at 01:00 pm
Hi Bob, Our website is www.lakesiderecovery.com phone # 856-302-1632 Please call for anyRead More information we are a outpatient program with partial Hospitalization.
grace April 16, 2014 at 05:36 pm
they are trying and thats a good start!
Mo Juriam April 16, 2014 at 10:20 pm
Be on the lookout for a state addiction program/initiative sometime around the beginning of June.
Marciano Sanchez is wanted for murder out of Ocean County. (Photo on njsp.org)
Pat April 16, 2014 at 04:12 pm
MMD and Brian, you've got that right!!!
grace April 16, 2014 at 05:35 pm
crazy scary he looks like the guy at the pizza place i went to
Concerned April 17, 2014 at 05:03 pm
@John...now I understand what u were stating. Thank you for elaborating. I too get a bit frustratedRead More at the way they chose to word things in the stories they write. However, I do find it quite humorous to read some of the comments made n how upset n defensive some of the ppl get.
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Robert Braun April 5, 2014 at 07:03 pm
They were obviously trying to hide the money from the other partners in the business. It looks likeRead More from 2007 -2011 before they changed they name and bought out the existing partners.
Ken McC April 5, 2014 at 07:12 pm
Beachin why even mention another restaurant by name... That's being an asshole
oceancity4 me April 5, 2014 at 09:13 pm
Beachin: That's a really broad statement, implying that all cash businesses should be worriedRead More because they have been skimming cash. I'm sure some have but I believe others have not. Singling out Piccini's by name is rude. Sounds like your faming their character.
Frank April 5, 2014 at 07:49 pm
The patch is a joke!!!
oceancity4 me April 5, 2014 at 09:18 pm
Frank: For someone who says the "patch is a joke", you certainly spend enough time on theRead More sight posting.
Frank April 6, 2014 at 11:27 am
I have not been posting much at all
Ray Rice (Patch File Photo)
grace April 3, 2014 at 11:27 am
circle 3x and look in the mirror saying beetlejuice beetlejuice beetlejuice
Dan P April 5, 2014 at 09:50 pm
The TMZ video I just watched showed what it looked like to be Ray Rice pulling his drunk fiance outRead More of an elevator. He may have been mad at her and had a fight with her but I doubt he had intent to severely harm her or I'm sure she would be in critical condition right now. I am not a football fan or a Ray Rice fan.... I'm just calling it like it is.
grace April 6, 2014 at 09:13 am
being a highly paid athlete i certainly do not agree with his putting his hands on anyone but letsRead More hope this isnt a purposeful payday for his girl..men need to be careful ..
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Judith Shamy March 27, 2014 at 05:34 pm
For the record, body parts were not randomly/individually flying around. Secondly, I think theRead More person responsible for the title of this article, should be reprimanded and owes this family an apology.
Timmytrin Carragann April 3, 2014 at 12:15 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Dif_BrBcfg
Biff April 6, 2014 at 07:22 pm
Every seen anybody hit by a high-speed express? Sure weren't train parts flying around.
Biff April 6, 2014 at 07:31 pm
Better tell the ME it's a 3-bagger!
Concerned Citizen April 7, 2014 at 09:50 am
As expected, no follow up from The Patch. I'd be fighting TOOTH AND NAIL to know fill my readers inRead More on what really happened.
Concerned Citizen April 7, 2014 at 09:54 am
BTW, not for nothin, but did anyone notice that the New Brunswick Patch header is a pic of a trainRead More bridge with the saying "New Brunswick, the healthcare city" just above the headline One Dead, Three Injured by Body Parts in New Brunswick Train Accident. OMG, they are just too funny.